BURSARIES (for Entrance and Continuing Full-Time Students)

 

Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment

Ralph Birston Bursary
$470 (O-RBFBI)
Created in 1997 by the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment technical staff in honour of Ralph Birston, long-time technologist at Lakehead University. Awarded to a student transferring from any accredited Forestry Diploma program into the Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry program at Lakehead University, on the basis of financial need and a minimum 'B' standing.

Bowater Canadian Forest Products Inc. Bursary #2
2 x $200 (A-BPPBI)
Awarded to an in-course student in the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment on the basis of financial need.

Canadian Institute of Forestry (Ontario Section) Bursary
$560 (O-CFFBI)
Awarded to a student entering the third year of Forestry on the basis of financial need. The student must demonstrate an exemplary understanding of sustainable forestry and have a recommendation from a faculty member. Preference shall be given to a student with related work experience, 2-3 months in duration. The recipient will be determined by recommendation of the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment and through the Lakehead University Fall/Winter Bursary Application process. Application available in early October to mid-November, by completing both the 2nd Competition Faculty of Business Administration Scholarship/Award Application and the online Fall/Winter Bursary Application. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards for further details.

Class of '73 Award of Merit in Memory of Gary McKellar
$720 (O-MCKBI)
Awarded annually to a deserving student entering the third or fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry Degree program (non-co-op), who has demonstrated satisfactory overall academic achievement, leadership capabilities, a dedication to the profession of forestry, and financial need. The student will be involved in student and professional organizations as well as other university forestry-related activities. The recipient will be determined by recommendation of the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment and through the Lakehead University Fall/Winter Bursary Application process. Application available in early October to mid-November, by completing both the 2nd Competition Faculty of Business Administration Scholarship/Award Application and the online Fall/Winter Bursary Application. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards for further details.

Ben Cowan Memorial Bursary
$1,010 (O-BCMBI)
Established in 2000 by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Ben Cowan, Lakehead University Honorary Degree recipient. Awarded to a student in Engineering, Forestry or Geology, on the basis of financial need.

Domtar Forest Products Bursary
2 x $650 (O-DFPBI)
Awarded to students in the Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry degree program on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to aboriginal students. Recipients may have the opportunity of spending a work term in Domtar operations in order to gain field experience.

Raimo Kanala Memorial Bursary in Forestry
$270 (RKMBI)
Established in 1986 in memory of Raimo Kanala by his classmates in the Bachelor of Science in Forestry graduating class of '86. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in the third year of the Forestry degree program whose permanent residence is in Northern Ontario.

KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. Bursary
$500 (O-KBMBI)
Awarded to a student in the Faculty of Forestry on the basis of financial need.

Lakehead University Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment Bursary
$870 (O-DFFBI)
Awarded to a student in the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment on the basis of financial need.

The McCallum Family Bursary
$880 (O-MCCBI)
Awarded to an in-course student registered in the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment degree program on the basis of financial need and a minimum 'B' standing.

Nature's Trees "Saveatree" Bursary
$560 (O-NTRBI)
Awarded to an in-course student registered in the Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic achievement.

John and Toie Naysmith Forestry Bursary
$500 (O-NAYBI)
Awarded to an in-course Forestry degree student on the basis of financial need and a minimum 'B' standing.

Jim Park Memorial Bursary
$410 (O-JPMBI)
Created by family and friends in memory of Jim Park. Jim was a journalist who helped lead forest management publication education and communications in Ontario in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Awarded to an in-course student in the Forestry Degree program on the basis of financial need and a minimum 'B' standing.

Arthur Shewchuk Memorial Bursary
$250 (ASMBI)
Established by Lakehead Region Conservation Authority. Awarded on the basis of need to a deserving student, entering Lakehead University, who permanently resides in one of the participating municipalities of the Conservation Authority, namely: Thunder Bay, Oliver, O'Connor, Neebing, Shuniah, Paipoonge, Conmee, Gillies or Dorion. The student will be entering the field of Biology, Geography, Forestry or Engineering.

Thunder Bay District Fish and Game/Hunter Safety Bursary
2 x $410 (O-TFGBI)
Awarded to a full-time student entering a relevant degree program on the basis of financial need and a minimum B+ average and who demonstrates interest in the environment issues such as fish, wildlife resource technology and forestry. Preference shall be given to a student from Northwestern Ontario.

Dr. S.R. Zingel Bursary

$230 (DSZBI)
Established by alumni, colleagues and friends in honour of Dr. S.R. Zingel, a Forestry professor from 1966-1992, who retired in January 1992. Awarded to a third year Forestry degree student who attains a minimum 'B' standing in compulsory Forestry 2110 - Forest Soils course.


See also:

Undergraduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries

Entrance Scholarships /Awards

In-Course Scholarships/Awards

Bursaries
- Open to Students in All Faculties
- Open to Students by Faculty and Discipline
- Faculty of Business Administration
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Professional Schools
- Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
- Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Awards and Bursaries for Designated Student Groups
Part-time Student Financial Assistance
Transfer and Mature Student Awards
Aboriginal Native Canadian Student Awards
Bursaries for Students with a Disability
International Student Awards and Bursaries

Other Sources of Financial Assistance
Ontario Student Assistance Program

Undergraduate Awards awarded off campus


Graduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries


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2007-2008 Calendar version